Sesame Street (1969– )

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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

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Series cast summary:
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 Bert / ... (235 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (230 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (218 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (202 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (182 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (177 episodes, 1982-2015)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (163 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (161 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (161 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Luis / ... (139 episodes, 1971-2014)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (130 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (120 episodes, 1969-2012)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (115 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Cookie Monster / ... (104 episodes, 1986-2015)
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 Murray Monster / ... (95 episodes, 1991-2015)
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Storyline

The setting is in a small street in a city where children and furry puppet monsters learn about numbers, the alphabet and other pre-school subjects taught in commercial spots, songs and games. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Sesame Street Unpaved  »

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Trivia

It has been generally believed that Bert and Ernie were named after the police officer and taxi cab driver in It's a Wonderful Life (1946). However, series writer Jon Stone denied this, maintaining that it was only a coincidence. He commented that he and Jim Henson were studying the prototype puppets and decided that one looked like an Ernie and the other looked like a Bert. See more »

Goofs

During the "Remembering Game" sketch, when Cookie Monster calls "Number 4", a stagehand's arm is visible reaching behind the game board at the bottom right of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Ernie: 1Q.
Bert: 2Q.
Ernie: 3Q.
Bert: 4Q.
Ernie: 5Q.
Bert: 6Q.
Ernie: 7Q.
Bert: 8Q.
Ernie: 9Q.
Bert: 10Q.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The episodes that originally aired on a Friday somewhere between 1969 and 2000 had an additional message in the funding credits saying "Recorded at Reeves Teletape III" until 1987. Starting around the 18th season of the show, the message then said, "Facilities by Unitel Video, Inc." See more »

Connections

Spin-off Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

HEALTHY FOOD RAP
Sung by Cookie Monster and various healthy foods
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Are the producers of this show trying to drive parents nuts?
7 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I cannot understand in my wildest dreams why anyone in their right mind would have an incredibly annoying character like Elmo and that other one who is a bear with the speech impediment who always says, "Baby Beaw, Baby Beaw". Elmo has kids trying to teach a fish how to ride a bicycle???!!! It makes me so sad for the day of Big Bird and Bert and Ernie and Kermit. They talked up to kids and really educated them and spoke perfectly. They actually TAUGHT kids how to act! The show is horribly taken over by Elmo and that Bear and it is just sad to see. Jim Henson would be horrified with what this show has become. There was not any need to make drastic changes. It WAS PERFECT! Plus, the viewers who were 2-5 years, would outgrow them and there would always be a new audience. Back in the day, the parents would be entertained by this once great show. Not anymore. Elmo is horrendous. That whiney lisp has got to go. IT's as if the producers of Sesame Street don't want to parents to watch with their children. The above poster is so right when he said that Sesame Street has become nothing but an infomercial for Elmo dolls. He hit the nail right on the head.


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